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Last Published: 10/26/2018 3:25:32 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., SCOTT TAYLOR
Excused:2 - ALISSIA CANADY, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

180805
RESOLUTION - Declaring Friday, October 19, 2018, as “Buckle Up, Phone Down” day in Kansas City, Missouri, in conjunction with the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and the City’s Corporate Safety & Risk Management Division.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180808
RESOLUTION - Declaring October 18th as Dr. Randall L. O’Donnell Day and thanking him for his service and dedication to Kansas City and children’s health.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180803
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (“Commission”) that the Commission closed its public hearing on the proposed West Government District Tax Increment Financing Plan (“Plan”) on October 10, 2018. The application for the proposed Plan was withdrawn by the developer.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180804
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to establish the 15th Street Community Improvement District and authorize special assessments.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180711
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2018 Update of the Citywide Business Plan including City Goals, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the Balanced Scenario of the Five-Year Planning Model; and directing the City Manager to align departmental strategic plans and business plans to the Citywide Business Plan.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Fowler
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Fowler
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Adopted as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180750
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1950, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter relating to the City’s investment policy.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180775
Amending Chapter 2, Division 8, of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Healthcare System,” consisting of Sections 2-1390 through 2-1393 by repealing and replacing it with a new Division 8, entitled “Healthcare Association” for the purpose of moving the City’s health insurance decisions from the Healthcare System Board of Trustees to a new Healthcare Association; authorizing the City Manager to file all necessary paperwork with the State of Missouri to effectuate the creation of the association; authorizing the City Manager to create and join a new multi-employer association for the purchase and management of employee health and related insurances; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180768
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the importance of reconstruction and revitalization of Barney Allis Plaza and Auditorium Plaza Garage and directing the City Manager to incorporate the project into the 2018 Update of the Citywide Business Plan by October 25, 2018 and the 2018-2019 City budget.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170962
(Sub.)
Adopting the “Revive the East Side” initiative by establishing policies with respect to incentivizing redevelopment on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri through the creation of the East Side Investment Zone and programs to be implemented therein, including the Reinvestment in Economic Growth Program; further amending certain provisions of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended, to implement such policies with regards to the contribution of certain tax revenues and the role of financial return analyses in analyzing such projects; authorizing the extension of longer and deeper real property tax abatement pursuant to the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program with respect to certain defined corridors within the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of fostering job creation; directing the City Manager to take certain actions with respect to engaging the EDC for the purposes of formulating and proposing a development plan under the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law for the purpose of remediating any blight determined to exist through the revitalization of housing within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement and economic development fund; directing the City Manager to cause an umbrella neighborhood organization to be incorporated if found necessary; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area; directing the City Manager to establish a pilot program in the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of reducing illegal dumping; changing the name of The Paseo to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding of up to $30,000 for such purposes; directing the City Manager to streamline the application process for projects in the East Side Investment Zone and to cause the City Planning Department to implement concierge services with respect to projects in the East Side Investment Zone; appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the purposes of funding the preservation or reconstruction of certain dangerous buildings; directing the City Manager to report back to the City Council on certain matters; directing the City Clerk to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development; and providing for a ten-year sunset on the provisions of this ordinance.


Councilmember Taylor (Second by Lucas) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Lucas
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed


Amended



Held on Docket (11/1/2018)

180535
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 3-421 through 3-500 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that authorizes updates to Minority & Women’s Business Enterprise Program based on the 2016 Disparity Study.


Held on Docket (10/25/2018)

180774
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests for public use for street right of way purposes and for temporary construction easements for the construction, location and maintenance of Project No. 89008088 “Front Street, I-35 to Universal Avenue Improvements” from I-35, east, to Universal Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180782
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to create a Local Business Enterprise Program to assist those firms who qualify for the MBE/WBE Program but have exceeded the size standards and personal net worth limits to be considered a small business by providing business development support; and to convene a committee to make recommendations for the implementation of the program.


Held on Docket (10/25/2018)
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180795
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Robert D. Speese for injuries resulting from an accident on September 27, 2017, while employed by the City.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180788
Appropriating and estimating revenue in the amount of $350,000.00 and transferring that amount to the Police Department to match donations received from the Police Foundation of Kansas City for training.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180734
(Sub.)
Estimating and appropriating $600,000.00 to the Health Levy Fund to implement and operate a rental inspection property program in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180792
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2017 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) under an agreement with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office in the amount of $247,222.00; estimating and appropriating $247,222.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $100,000.00 to the KCPDU component unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners, and the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office; designating requisitioning authorities; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180753
Authorizing a $39,285,000.00 construction contract with Goodwin Bros. Construction Co. for the Westside Facility Plan project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $43,200,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180796
Authorizing a $1,913,217.00 construction contract with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Crystal Avenue to Greenwood Road, E. 103rd Terrace to Longview Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,100,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180797
Authorizing a $1,315,989.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Northern Avenue to Lee’s Summit Road, E. 49th Street to E. 62nd Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,447,587.90; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180816
Authorizing a new Reciprocal Emergency Water Sales Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Water District Number 1 of Johnson County, Kansas.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180817
(Sub.)
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $310,000.00; appropriating $125,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to One-IT to cover the cost for data backup for the Kansas City Police Department; appropriating $35,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to cover the cost of tactical weapons for the Police Department; and appropriating $150,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the Police Department to match donations received from the Police Foundation of Kansas City.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180825
Approving certain projects and funding sources for Phase Two of improvements to the 18th and Vine Historic District; establishing the 18th & Vine Phase Two Fund; identifying certain revenue sources and directing the City Manager to include the same in the annual budgets.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180826
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a $4,300,000.00 contract with Synagro (EV2511) for wastewater bio solid stabilization services at various wastewater treatment plants; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to amend the contract, including for an additional three- year term, with three one-year renewal options; and appropriating $4,300,000.00 in the Sewer Fund.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180827
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a Facility Repair and Maintenance contract with Kone, Inc., for elevator and escalator maintenance and services in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into an eleven (11) year contract where six (6) years are with the original contract and an option to exercise five (5) additional one-year renewal options all subject to the appropriation of funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180818
Accepting and approving a $950,000.00 grant from the Office for Victims of Crime to enhance the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $469,833.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180806
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri dated April 1, 2012 in connection with the Midtown Housing Program.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180807
Approving the Fourteenth Amendment to the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180809
Approving the plat of Bristol Commercial – Lot 1, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 2.25 acres generally located at 10899 N. Summit Street, creating 1 lot for a commercial purpose; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2018-01208)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180810
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an amendment to the Chapter 353 Redevelopment Contract for the Second and Delaware Chapter 353 Development Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180813
Vacating a portion of Donnelly Avenue from the south right-of-way line of Wilson Avenue to the east/west alley next south of Wilson Avenue, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00102)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180814
Vacating the alley next south of E. Truman Road in between Wabash Avenue to the west and Prospect Avenue to the east; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00109)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180815
Vacating the north/south alley north of E. Linwood Boulevard in between Campbell Street to the west and Harrison Street to the east; retaining utility and access easements; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00104)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180819
Approving an amendment to the Blue Valley Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional fifteen year term.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180820
(Sub.)
Amending a previously approved URD Plan in District UR (Urban Redevelopment), on approximately 15 acres generally bounded by Knickerbocker Place on the north, W. 39th Street on the south, Central Street just south of W. 37th Street on the east and Pennsylvania Avenue (up to Valentine Road) and Wyoming Street partially on the west, to allow for deletion of a 5 acre tract; rezoning the 5 acre tract generally located at the northwest corner of Broadway Boulevard and Valentine Road, from District UR (Urban Redevelopment) to District UR (Urban Redevelopment) and approving a development plan to allow for mixed use development in two phases; approving the 36th & Broadway PIEA General Development Plan on a 5 acre tract generally located at the northwest corner of Broadway Boulevard and Valentine Road, and declaring such areas to be blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; authorizing tax abatement; estimating and appropriating the sum of $10,000.00 for neighborhood communication; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date (CD-CPC-2018-00156; CD-CPC-2018-00157; CD-CPC-2018-00160).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180821
Approving an amendment to a previously approved URD Plan in District UR on approximately 430 acres generally bounded by E. 87th Street on the north, Interstate 435 on the east, Bannister Road on the south, and Bruce R. Watkins Drive (U.S. Highway 71) on the west, to allow for the deletion of 15 acres from said UR development plan. (CD-CPC-2018-00145)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180822
Rezoning a 15 acre tract of land, generally located at the northwest corner of I-435 and E. Bannister Road, from District UR to District B2-2, and approving a development plan to allow for an entertainment and spectator sport facility. (CD-CPC-2018-00113 & CD-CPC-2018-00112)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180823
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat in Districts B3-2 and R-5, on approximately 12 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. 68th Street and N. Ames Avenue, to allow development of 84 multi-family units in 7 buildings. (12389-P-5)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180824
Rezoning a 6 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of E. 65th Street and Rockhill Road from District UR to District UR for the purpose of amending the existing UR plan to allow the units to increase from 162 multi-family units to 210 units within three buildings. (CD-CPC-2018-00132)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180811
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on portions of North Woodland Avenue, as well as to open, establish and dedicate street right of way for Project Nos. 70052304, 70172340, and 70182903 “N. Woodland Avenue Complete Streets, N.E. 96th Street to N.E. 108th Street, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180812
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests for public use for Street Right of Way purposes and for Permanent Storm Drainage and Water Main Easements, and Temporary Construction Easements, for the construction, location and maintenance of the “N. Woodland Avenue Complete Streets, N.E. 96th Street to N.E. 108th Street” project, Project Nos. 70052304, 70172340, and 70182903 , from a point +/- 250 feet south of the intersection of N.E. 96th Street and N. Woodland Avenue, north to N.E. 108th Street (Shoal Creek Parkway), in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Taylor Move To Introduce

180828
(Sub.)
Changing the name of The Paseo to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; waiving certain requirements of the City’s Zoning and Land Development Code; reducing and appropriating revenues in the amount of $50,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to §610.021of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: • legal matters, litigation or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection (1); • real estate matters, where public knowledge of the transaction may affect the legal consideration, pursuant to subsection (2); • personnel matters, pursuant to subsections (3) and (13); • employee labor negotiations, pursuant to subsection (9); • specifications for competitive bidding, pursuant to subsection (11); and • sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection (12). The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.